Rafting down the rapids

Once in a lifetime change to raft down the wild rapids of Kuhmo with inflatable boat. With our experienced rapid guides you are perfectly safe to raft the rapids and enjoy the splashes. Experience the unforgettable adventure in foaming rapids, big white waves and breathtaking sceneries!

36 €/person
min. 6 persons

Church boat tour

Boat tour with church boats starts from Hotel’s shore. Everyone participates to rowing with their own availability and willing. Guide will help with finding the rhythm and the right technique. After the tour you’ll enjoy nice open fire meal. After eating, return to the hotel. Duration 3 hours

54 €/person
min. 6 persons

Winter War tour in Kuhmo

First a short walk to the Winter War museum from the hotel (150 m), where guide tells you about the Winter War’s happenings in Kuhmo. Tour continues from the museum to battle fields (with group’s own bus). On the way you’ll see many memorials. Snack break at Ala-Laamanen. Tour is available from April to November. Duration 5 hours. With extra charge possibility to visit Raatteen Portti in Suomussalmi. Snacks with extra charge.

Guide 35 €/hour +5 €/person
Entrance fee to Winter War museum 5 €/person

Sightseeing tour in Kuhmo

Guided tour in small town Kuhmo. Explore in Juminkeko, information Centre of Finnish national epic, Kalevala. Visit the Church of Kuhmo, Tuupala house museum, Nature Centre Petola, library building
and the Kuhmo Arts Centre. Price includes guide, bus transfer for extra charge. Entrance fee to Juminkeko 2 €/person in group min. 15 persons
Add Winter War Museum to your route (next to the hotel), entrance fee 5 €/person. Guided tour in Kuhmo Arts Centre 2 €/person. Check the opening hours and dates of the sights from our hotel

Guide 35 €/hour + 5 €/person

Sampo rite

In the national epic of Finland Kalevala, there is a story of the origin of the magic mill Sampo, the wealth and happiness it brings as well as the final extinction of it. Sampo broke in to millions of pieces in the battle, nowadays a Shaman who lives in the area occasionally finds some pieces. When she feels instinctively that there is a special group visiting the area, she comes to visit them and tells the strory of Sampo and gives
every visitor a piece of Sampo

15 €/person
min. 15 persons

Evening in Kota -teepee

Best way to spend your summer evening is to enjoy evening in the "kota"-teepee at the hotel beach. Grill sausages and make coffee with open fire. Everyone can make their own "pancake". Spend the evening singing songs or telling stories by the fire.
Price includes refreshments and snacks. Duration 2 hours

13,50 €/person
min. 15 persons

Old times dinner

Old times dinner is arranged either in Hotel Kalevala’s cabinet or in Northern house near the hotel, depending on the number of participants. Place is decorated old times fashion; guests sit at long tables and oil lanterns will be the only light. Traditional zither music plays on the background. Waitresses are wearing a long old fashioned skirt with white aprons, scarves on their hair. At the beginning lefses, Karelian pies, rye bread, butter and egg-butter are served, with carrots, cabbage and swedes. Lapse through the years. All the eating happens over a round, flat bread. You only have a wooden spoon. Nostalgic. Tapiola, the forest kingdom in Kalevala national epic, serves you oven porridge, and Ahti, God of the sea and fishing, serves His finest fish with vegetables, root vegetables which you eat with your fingers. Different types of sausages and grilled pork ribs are served in black cauldrons and finally Finnish blueberry pie with kama cream for dessert, together 6-7 courses.
Live in a moment and enjoy an old times fashioned evening.

55 €/person
min. 15 persons

Exciting rapid swimming

The exciting swim takes place in the Pajakkakoski rapid in the centre of Kuhmo. The preparations for the swim include dressing in thermal underwear and a rescue suit with assistance from your guide. The first step is to get used to floating in the river and then the safety procedure and matters related to swimming down the rapid are explained. The participants swim down the rapid one by one. There are two guides at the end of the rapid to make sure everybody gets out of the water safely. The experience is completed by having a warm toddy in a tepee below. Transfer hotel - Pajakkakoski - hotel included in the price.

starting from 100 €/person

Bear watching night

Meeting the "Wild Brown Bear" in its natural environment, the wild taiga, is an unforgettable experience and of course photography enthusiasts an opportunity to take the shot of a lifetime from the comfort and safety of specially designed bear hides. Possibility to also see wolverines or even wolves. Equipment recommended: warm clothes according to weather forecasting, binoculars, camera, something small to eat. Please note smoking is not allowed during the night and absolute silence is required. Duration 3pm - 7am. Transfer with extra charge. Possibility to add early dinner at the bear center before going to hides +25 €/person

575 €/group
16-30 persons

TEAM AND TASK TRACKS
starting from 13 €/person

OLYMPICS
starting from 15 €/person

FRISBEE GOLF TOURNAMENT
starting from 10 €/person

PAINTBALL
starting from 55 €/person

PADDLING TOUR
starting from 40 €/person

CLIMBINGS
starting from 12 €/person